As his political situation becomes more desperate, Donald Trump has begun to threaten even more desperate moves to stop the influx of undocumented immigrants at the Mexican border. Yesterday Trump “threatened to close the U.S. border with Mexico next week, or at least large sections of the frontier, if Mexico ‘doesn’t immediately stop all illegal…
Yesterday two additional undocumented immigrant women spoke out who had worked at the Trump National Golf Club in New Jersey. These women said that not only did they lack proper legal status to work, but that the people in charge of running the club were well aware of their illegal status. According to the New…
The GOP keeps attacking undocumented immigrants for being murderers, and claiming Democrats are responsible. It’s true that maybe .001% of all murders in the United States are committed by people who have come into the United States without proper documentation. But it’s also true that many such people are aided and abetted by Republicans —…
When he’s not busy attacking Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton or Bob Mueller, Donald Trump loves to attack undocumented immigrants. He knows that whenever he talks about the immigration “problem” he scores political points with his base of supporters. He loves to talk about immigration whenever given the opportunity, and the recent murder of an Iowa…
On Friday President Donald Trump attempted to offset the criticism of his cruel zero tolerance and child separation border policies by inviting to the White House families of Americans killed by undocumented immigrants. During the event Trump autographed photos of the deceased young people that were featured at the event, according to CNBC. The White…
A man with a long history of saying untrue things and making outrageous claims about undocumented immigrants has been nominated by President Donald Trump to a sensitive position dealing with refugees. The State Department’s Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration will be led by Ronald Mortensen, a fellow at the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS), if…
Trump dropped the commission, but he plans to direct the Department of Homeland Security “to review these issues.”
Trump is doubling down on his DACA decision, and hundreds of thousands more immigrants may be in his crosshairs.
The GOP representative had planned to “force a vote on his bill to extend work permits and deferred deportations for young undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children.”
Congressman Luis Gutierrez said Democrats shouldn’t be negotiating with Trump the day after he rescinded protections for 800,000 young undocumented immigrants.
It remains to be seen whether Congress can pass legislation that will shield Dreamers from deportation, but it’s clear the Trump is already regretting the move he made on Tuesday.
Once again, Trump is perpetuating an offensive lie and stirring up minority resentment to please his base, and GOP members of Congress are too spineless to reject it.
Sen. Cory Gardner joined a Democratic colleague to co-sponsor legislation that would give young undocumented immigrants a path to citizenship and protect them from deportation.
Trump’s DACA decision puts himself squarely on the wrong side of American history and public opinion. What’s new?
The Democratic push to protect veterans and non-violent, undocumented immigrants comes as the president puts forward some of the most anti-immigrant policies the country has ever seen.
Once again, the realities of governing a country and making sound policy have collided with the empty and ill-informed rhetoric Trump spewed on the campaign trail.
Since Trump signed his anti-immigrant executive order, arrests went up 38% and fewer people are trying to enter the U.S. illegally.
His words will matter very little if his administration spends the next four years implementing an immigration policy similar to that of the last four weeks.
PoliticusUSA’s Friday Fox Follies writer, Headly Westerfield, reports from the Marco Rubio Campaign Kick-Off in Miami.
Some Republicans have conflated the identities of Muslims and Hispanics because they share similar skin color and to make their case that immigration reform is tantamount to inviting terror attacks.
President Obama’s decision was not based on race, but the response from the right is inherently racist and little else.